Astronomers Just Found 10 New "Earth-Like" Planets – BuzzFeed News

“This carefully-measured catalog is the foundation for directly answering one of astronomy’s most compelling questions – how many planets like our Earth are in the galaxy?” Susan Thompson, Kepler research scientist for the SETI Institute in Mountain View, California, said in a statement.

Now, in its extended mission, Kepler will start looking elsewhere, including at the seven Earth-sized Trappist-1 planets announced earlier this year.

Astronomers Just Found 10 New "Earth-Like" Planets – BuzzFeed News

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